Office of the Joint United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur
Kamal has more than a decade of experience in political mediation, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and regional political issues in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. He currently leads the Office of the Head of the UN-AU Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) - the world’s largest peacekeeping mission- where he contributes to UNAMID’s efforts to implement the signed peace agreement between the Government of Sudan and the armed Liberation and Justice Movement. Kamal’s international career within the UN system began in the Office of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Since then, he has worked toward the stabilization of Iraq and served as Special Assistant to the UN Envoy to Myanmar. In addition, Kamal has worked for Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa, advising on Iraq issues ahead of the 2003 invasion. He served on the Executive Board of Sciences Po Paris in 2002 and 2003.